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collapsing

(kō-lăps′ĭng)
1. Falling into extreme and sudden prostration resembling shock.
2. Shrinking; disintegrating.
3. Condensing.
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8, total energy decreases gradually during bubble collapse, and [DELTA]E* is the energy released by bubble collapsing. It could be found the energy released by bubble collapsing becomes smaller with the increase of temperature, Namely, jet flow caused by bubble collapse is weaker when temperature rising.
So, when I came out to see what was happening, I saw that a portion of the building was collapsing. So, we all came out of our houses.
Summary: BERLyN (Cihan) -Twenty Anniversary of the collapsing of the Berlin wall has been celebrated in Berlin by collapsing the Berlin wall as symbolically again.
hidden decay." (27) The policy provided that "[s]ettling, shrinking, bulging or expansion (including cracking which results) are not collapse." (28) The insurer's expert engineer inspected the home and concluded that the structure was not in danger of collapsing within a year after the necessary repairs were made.
These bursts, which last for more than 1 second, are produced within a jet of material blasting out of a collapsing star, or supernova.
Murney reads thoughtfully and calmly, even as he describes one civilization collapsing after another.
Arkansas loan institutions are well aware of the danger of poultry houses collapsing. In January 2001, 17 Arkansas counties--particularly in southwest Arkansas at Tyson Foods Inc.
The author argues that the Soviet Empire was collapsing before 1985 and that the collapse, when it came, did not end in 1991.
Yet discussions of personal frameworks collapsing, and the greater self-understanding needed to emerge from breakdown, maintained strong connection with core features in the past, helping also to explain why, even amid fashionable emphasis on stress and depression, the concept might still serve.